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Clifton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Huckbill

1902

 
 
Huckbill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
1. Huckbill Marker
Inscription. Built by H. Longley. Oscar Woody, who was a member of the railroad and sea postal services, bought the house in 1910. He was on duty on the Titanic when she went down on his 41st birthday. He was buried at sea on April 24, 1912.
 
Location. 38° 46.766′ N, 77° 23.158′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 645) and School Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7161 Main Street, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kincheloe House (within shouting distance of this marker); Clifton Primitive Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Clifton Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Payne House (about 300 feet away); Quigg House (about 400 feet away); Detwiler House (about 400 feet away); Woodyard House (about 500 feet away); Weaver House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oscar Scott Woody. (2017) Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #2201, updated 26th August 2017 05:30:02 AM) (Submitted on January 2, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Oscar Woody
Huckbill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
2. Huckbill Marker
. Titanic Vignettes, YouTube. (Submitted on January 2, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. DisastersMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
7161 Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
3. 7161 Main Street
The Clifton Walking Tour pamphlet calls this house “Buckhill” and says this of it, “The house was built by H. Longley. Oscar Woody resided here from 1910 until he went down on the Titanic. This was the home of Robert and Helen Elgin Buckley for 52 years, and was completely renovated by their niece and her husband in 1984.”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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